Programs by Genre - Comics

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 2
Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White

In the tradition of Schulz and Peanuts, Michael Tisserand has written an epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman that explores the turbulent time and place from which he emerged—and the deep secret he explored through his art.

2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5
Neon Visions: The Comics of Howard Chaykin

In Neon Visions, Brannon Costello offers the first book-length critical evaluation of Howard Chaykin’s work and confronts the blind spots in comics scholarship that consign this seminal artist to the margins.


Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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